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181. Topical fluoride-based interventions are beneficial in caries preventive programs

Topical fluoride-based interventions are beneficial in caries preventive programs Topical fluoride-based interventions are beneficial in caries preventive programs ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Make a difference with dentistry's premier charitable organization Take advantage of endorsed, discounted business (...) * Associated Topics Topical fluoride-based interventions are beneficial in caries preventive programs Jennifer Hill DDS, PhD; Shabnam Sabounchei DDS . Overview Systematic Review Conclusion The ample scientific evidence that topical fluoride effectively reduces caries increment in children demonstrates its therapeutic importance in a caries prevention program. Critical Summary Assessment A qualitative summary of fluoride reviews in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews shows that fluoride toothpastes

ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry2010

182. Topical fluoride-based interventions are beneficial in caries preventive programs

Topical fluoride-based interventions are beneficial in caries preventive programs Topical fluoride-based interventions are beneficial in caries preventive programs ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Take advantage of endorsed, discounted business products Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Make a difference with dentistry's premier charitable (...) * Associated Topics Topical fluoride-based interventions are beneficial in caries preventive programs Jennifer Hill DDS, PhD; Shabnam Sabounchei DDS . Overview Systematic Review Conclusion The ample scientific evidence that topical fluoride effectively reduces caries increment in children demonstrates its therapeutic importance in a caries prevention program. Critical Summary Assessment A qualitative summary of fluoride reviews in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews shows that fluoride toothpastes

ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry2010

183. Limited evidence suggests fluoride varnish applied twice yearly is effective for caries prevention in children

Limited evidence suggests fluoride varnish applied twice yearly is effective for caries prevention in children Limited evidence suggests fluoride varnish applied twice yearly is effective for caries prevention in children ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Make a difference with dentistry's premier charitable (...) children's oral health website Evidence Education About * Associated Topics Limited evidence suggests fluoride varnish applied twice yearly is effective for caries prevention in children Arthur Jeske DMD, PhD; James Zahrowski DMD, MS, PharmD . Overview Systematic Review Conclusion This systematic review identified seven controlled trials which met clearly stated inclusion criteria. The authors concluded that fluoride varnish, applied twice yearly, effectively reduces the incidence of caries among high

ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry2010

184. Limited evidence suggests fluoride varnish applied twice yearly is effective for caries prevention in children

Limited evidence suggests fluoride varnish applied twice yearly is effective for caries prevention in children Limited evidence suggests fluoride varnish applied twice yearly is effective for caries prevention in children ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Take advantage of endorsed, discounted business products Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content (...) children's oral health website Evidence Education About * Associated Topics Limited evidence suggests fluoride varnish applied twice yearly is effective for caries prevention in children Arthur Jeske DMD, PhD; James Zahrowski DMD, MS, PharmD . Overview Systematic Review Conclusion This systematic review identified seven controlled trials which met clearly stated inclusion criteria. The authors concluded that fluoride varnish, applied twice yearly, effectively reduces the incidence of caries among high

ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry2010

185. Fluoride toothpastes prevent dental caries in children and adolescents

Fluoride toothpastes prevent dental caries in children and adolescents Fluoride toothpastes prevent dental caries in children and adolescents ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Make a difference with dentistry's premier charitable organization Take advantage of endorsed, discounted business products Purchase ADA (...) toothpastes prevent dental caries in children and adolescents Satish Kumar DDS, MDSc . Overview Systematic Review Conclusion Toothpastes with fluoride concentrations of 1000 ppm and above prevent caries in children and adolescents. Critical Summary Assessment Good quality evidence supports the cariostatic effect of toothpastes (FT) with fluoride concentration of 1000 ppm and above in mixed/permanent dentition but limited evidence only suggests a similar effect in the deciduous dentition. Evidence Quality

ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry2010

186. Fluoride toothpastes prevent dental caries in children and adolescents

Fluoride toothpastes prevent dental caries in children and adolescents Fluoride toothpastes prevent dental caries in children and adolescents ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Take advantage of endorsed, discounted business products Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Make a difference with dentistry's premier charitable organization Purchase ADA (...) toothpastes prevent dental caries in children and adolescents Satish Kumar DDS, MDSc . Overview Systematic Review Conclusion Toothpastes with fluoride concentrations of 1000 ppm and above prevent caries in children and adolescents. Critical Summary Assessment Good quality evidence supports the cariostatic effect of toothpastes (FT) with fluoride concentration of 1000 ppm and above in mixed/permanent dentition but limited evidence only suggests a similar effect in the deciduous dentition. Evidence Quality

ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry2010

187. Fluoride supplements effective in reducing caries in permanent teeth but associated with risk of fluorosis

Fluoride supplements effective in reducing caries in permanent teeth but associated with risk of fluorosis Fluoride supplements effective in reducing caries in permanent teeth but associated with risk of fluorosis ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Make a difference with dentistry's premier charitable organization (...) oral health website Evidence Education About * Associated Topics Fluoride supplements effective in reducing caries in permanent teeth but associated with risk of fluorosis Steven Armstrong DDS, PhD . Overview Systematic Review Conclusion There is weak and inconsistent evidence that fluoride supplements prevent dental caries in primary teeth and consistent evidence that they prevent caries in permanent teeth; however, there is an increased risk for mild-to-moderate dental fluorosis associated

ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry2010

188. Fluoride supplements effective in reducing caries in permanent teeth but associated with risk of fluorosis

Fluoride supplements effective in reducing caries in permanent teeth but associated with risk of fluorosis Fluoride supplements effective in reducing caries in permanent teeth but associated with risk of fluorosis ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Take advantage of endorsed, discounted business products Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Make (...) health website Evidence Education About * Associated Topics Fluoride supplements effective in reducing caries in permanent teeth but associated with risk of fluorosis Steven Armstrong DDS, PhD . Overview Systematic Review Conclusion There is weak and inconsistent evidence that fluoride supplements prevent dental caries in primary teeth and consistent evidence that they prevent caries in permanent teeth; however, there is an increased risk for mild-to-moderate dental fluorosis associated with the use

ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry2010

189. Strong evidence supports anti-caries effect of fluoride toothpastes

Strong evidence supports anti-caries effect of fluoride toothpastes Strong evidence supports anti-caries effect of fluoride toothpastes ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Make a difference with dentistry's premier charitable organization Take advantage of endorsed, discounted business products Purchase ADA products (...) supports anti-caries effect of fluoride toothpastes Steven Bender DDS; Candice McMullan-vogel D.D.S., Dr. med. dent. . Overview Systematic Review Conclusion Regular use of fluoride toothpaste reduces caries in the permanent dentition of children. Critical Summary Assessment This comprehensive review of more than 70 studies firmly establishes the effectiveness of fluoride toothpaste in caries prevention. Evidence Quality Rating Good Evidence Structured Abstract Clinical Questions: Is fluoride toothpaste

ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry2010

190. Strong evidence supports anti-caries effect of fluoride toothpastes

Strong evidence supports anti-caries effect of fluoride toothpastes Strong evidence supports anti-caries effect of fluoride toothpastes ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Take advantage of endorsed, discounted business products Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Make a difference with dentistry's premier charitable organization Purchase ADA products (...) supports anti-caries effect of fluoride toothpastes Steven Bender DDS; Candice McMullan-vogel D.D.S., Dr. med. dent. . Overview Systematic Review Conclusion Regular use of fluoride toothpaste reduces caries in the permanent dentition of children. Critical Summary Assessment This comprehensive review of more than 70 studies firmly establishes the effectiveness of fluoride toothpaste in caries prevention. Evidence Quality Rating Good Evidence Structured Abstract Clinical Questions: Is fluoride toothpaste

ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry2010

191. Fluoride varnishes and caries incidence decrease in preschool children: a systematic review

Fluoride varnishes and caries incidence decrease in preschool children: a systematic review Fluoride varnishes and caries incidence decrease in preschool children: a systematic review Fluoride varnishes and caries incidence decrease in preschool children: a systematic review Carvalho DM, Salazar M, Oliveira BH, Coutinho ES CRD summary This review concluded that fluoride varnish may be effective in preventing dental caries in preschool children, but more randomised controlled trials with better (...) methods are necessary to provide conclusive evidence. There were several methodological limitations in the review process, but these conclusions appear reasonable considering the data available. Authors' objectives To investigate whether the professional application of fluoride varnish decreases the incidence of dental caries in preschool children. Searching MEDLINE, LILACS, Brazilian Bibliography of Dentistry and the Cochrane Library were searched to December 2008 for trials published in English

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192. Prevention and Management of Dental Caries in Children

Prevention and Management of Dental Caries in Children Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme - SDCEP Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme Navigate this website Welcome The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) is an initiative of the National Dental Advisory Committee (NDAC) and part of the within (NES’s) Dental Directorate . SDCEP provides user-friendly, evidence-based guidance to support dental teams to provide high quality healthcare that is safe

Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme2010

193. Mothers Who Chew Xylitol Sweetened Gum Help Reduce Dental Caries in Their Children

Mothers Who Chew Xylitol Sweetened Gum Help Reduce Dental Caries in Their Children UTCAT614, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Mothers Who Chew Xylitol Sweetened Gum Help Reduce Dental Caries In Their Children Clinical Question In healthy mothers with children, does xylitol sweetened gum help reduce the prevalence of dental caries in their children as opposed to mothers who do not chew xylitol sweetened (...) gum? Clinical Bottom Line Studies show that there can be a significant reduction in dental caries of children whose mothers chew xylitol sweetened gum. (See Comments on the CAT below) Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link) PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study type (level of evidence) #1) Thorild/2006 173 mothers with high counts of salivary mutans streptococci Randomized Controlled Trial Key results Less caries were observed in children of mothers who

UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library2010

194. Fluoride Supplements Taken by Pregnant Women as a Means to Reduce Dental Caries in Their Offspring

Fluoride Supplements Taken by Pregnant Women as a Means to Reduce Dental Caries in Their Offspring UTCAT627, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Prenatal Fluoride Supplements Do Not Prevent Dental Caries In Offspring Clinical Question Are prenatal fluoride supplements taken by pregnant women an effective means to prevent dental caries in their offspring? Clinical Bottom Line There is no benefit of prenatal (...) fluoride supplements taken by a pregnant woman in preventing dental caries to the child. (See Comments on the CAT below) Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link) PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study type (level of evidence) #1) Leverett/1997 First time mothers and their infants Randomized Clinical Trial Key results 92% of children in the fluoride group remained caries-free to age 5 years compared to 91% in the placebo group. Evidence Search "fluoride supplements

UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library2010

195. Incomplete or Complete Removal of Dental Caries

Incomplete or Complete Removal of Dental Caries UTCAT603, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Incomplete Removal Of Dental Caries Results In Reduced Pulpal Damage With No Effect On Caries Progression Clinical Question In patients with extensive caries encroaching the dental pulp, does incomplete removal of caries result in caries progression as opposed to complete removal? Clinical Bottom Line Incomplete (...) caries removal leads to less chances of pulpal damage and has no effect on progression of caries compared to complete caries removal. (See Comments on the CAT below) Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link) PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study type (level of evidence) #1) Ricketts/2006 patients with primary or permanent decayed unfilled teeth Systematic review of Randomized and non-randomized controlled clinical trials Key results The above literature reviewed

UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library2010

196. Dental Amalgam has a Lower Failure Rate in Restoring Dental Caries Compare to Composite

Dental Amalgam has a Lower Failure Rate in Restoring Dental Caries Compare to Composite UTCAT624, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Dental Amalgam Has A Lower Failure Rate In Restoring Dental Caries Compare To Composite Clinical Question Is dental amalgam a better choice for treatment of dental caries restorations compared to composite? Clinical Bottom Line Dental amalgam is better choice in treating (...) compared with amalgam and RBC. Main reasons for failure were secondary caries, marginal deficiencies, fracture, and wear. Longitudinal studies showed a strong trend towards a higher longevity compared with cross-sectional investigations. Evidence Search Search Systematic Reviews "Dental Caries"[Mesh]Search "Composite Resins"[Mesh] Search "Dental Amalgam"[Mesh] Comments on The Evidence The dental literature predominantly of the last decade was reviewed for longitudinal, controlled clinical studies

UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library2010

197. Evaluating the clinical validity of laser fluorescence as an aid in detecting non-cavitated caries lesions.

Evaluating the clinical validity of laser fluorescence as an aid in detecting non-cavitated caries lesions. UTCAT547, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Use Laser Fluorescence Only As An Adjunctive Aid In Diagnosing Noncavitated Carious Lesions Clinical Question When detecting non-cavitated occlusal caries lesions in adult dentition, does the use of DIAGNOdent compared to visual examination offer a better (...) detection method? Clinical Bottom Line The DIAGNOdent, due to the sensitivity and specificity of the device, should only be used as an adjunct tool in clinically detecting occlusal caries. (See Comments on the CAT below) Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link) PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study type (level of evidence) #1) Bader/2004 Human teeth with and without caries Systematic Review Key results The DIAGNOdent appeared to be highly sensitive, but it not very

UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library2010

198. The Effect of Mandibular Fixed Orthodontic Retainers on The Development of Dental Caries

The Effect of Mandibular Fixed Orthodontic Retainers on The Development of Dental Caries UTCAT535, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title The Effect of Mandibular Fixed Orthodontic Retainers on The Development of Dental Caries Clinical Question In a 24-year-old female with good oral hygiene, does a mandibular lingual bar placed after orthodontic treatment increase the risk of dental caries when compared (...) to post-orthodontic retention without a lingual bar? Clinical Bottom Line Mandibular fixed orthodontic retainers do not lead to an increased risk for the development of dental caries. (See Comments on the CAT below) Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link) PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study type (level of evidence) #1) Artun/1997 Patients (n=49) were classified into eight strata based on age, gender, and gingival condition at the lingual aspect

UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library2010

199. Effectiveness of fluoride varnish on caries prevention

Effectiveness of fluoride varnish on caries prevention UTCAT540, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Fluoride Varnish Effective for Caries Prevention Clinical Question In school-age children with moderate to high caries risk, does the use of professionally applied fluoride varnish to permanent teeth reduce the incidence of caries compared to no treatment, placebo, or other topical fluoride regimen? Clinical (...) Bottom Line Professionally applied fluoride varnish is effective in preventing caries in permanent teeth in school-age children. There is no statistically significant data that the caries risk of the individual has an outcome on fluoride varnish effectiveness. (See Comments on the CAT below) Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link) PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study type (level of evidence) #1) Marinho/2002 2709 children ages 3 to 15 Systematic Review Key

UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library2010

200. A look at the evidence behind the current recommendations for radiographic caries screening in the low-risk population at recall visits

A look at the evidence behind the current recommendations for radiographic caries screening in the low-risk population at recall visits UTCAT593, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title No Evidence to Support Current Recommendation for Use of Radiographic Screening for Caries at Recall Visits Clinical Question When monitoring my low risk patients oral health, is taking bitewing radiographs every six month (...) better than current recommendations of 18-24 months with respect to monitoring of dental caries . Clinical Bottom Line There is no conclusive evidence in support of the current recommendation for use of radiographs for caries monitoring at recall visits. Comparative clinical studies are still needed to determine the optimal frequency for use of radiographs for early detection of caries in low-risk persons. (See Comments on the CAT below) Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed

UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library2010